Mr. Augustine Donkor-Afram is the Finance and Accounting Specialist of SIF. He joined SIF in March 2009. He is a business and public administration graduate and finance professional. He attended Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Financial Training College in London and University of Ghana Business School.
He has over 23 years of career related working experience acquired from manufacturing, local governance and development programmes/projects funded by multilateral development institutions/banks namely European Development Fund (EDF), African Development Fund (ADF) OPEC Fund (OFID), Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) and Vision Fund Ghana (affiliate of World Vision International).
He has the following academic and professional qualifications: Masters in Public Administration (MPA), Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (Accounting) and Professional Finance/Accounting Certification – FCCA/ACCA.
THE FINANCE & ACCOUNTING UNIT
The finance and accounting unit is headed by the finance and accounting specialist and assisted by six (6) accounting officers, two (2) at the fund management unit being the head office and four (4) at each SIF Zonal office. The SIF regional offices have been zoned into four (4) namely zone 1 made up of the three (3) Northern Regions, zone 2 made up of Ashanti and Brong-Ahafo Region, Zone 3 made up of Central and Western Regions and Zone 4 made up of Eastern, Greater Accra and Volta Regions. Each zonal accounting officer is responsible for the all financial and accounting matters of the zone.
The finance and accounting unit is responsible for managing all donor fund and counterpart funds meant for development projects and internally generated funds of SIF. It is also responsible for preparing all financial reports of SIF, budget preparation and implementation, payment of claims, etc.